Women Moving Mountains with WHOA

What happens when 28 women from 9 countries get together to climb a mountain? Mountains are moved! On March 8, International Women’s Day, I summitted Mt. Kilimanjaro with 27 other…

Preparing for Kilimanjaro

At some point in late August 2013, I was sitting in a hotel room, tired as can be, contemplating my next vacation. I was on a work trip and it…

Hijab or Not

Hijab is more than a veil; it’s a practice. Image from alitchick.blogspot.com. When I was living in Montreal, I had the supreme privilege of learning about hijab – the Muslim practices…

Berber Bites

Tagine: The Unofficial Dish of Morocco? Ask most people what kind of food they associate with Morocco, and they’ll doubtless mention tagines, couscous, tagines and… well, more tagines! These attractive…